Sr. Engineering Manager, Grocery



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Posted on Saturday, March 16, 2024

Sr. Engineering Manager, Grocery

Manager, Engineering
in Sao Paulo, Brazil

About the team

Grocery is Uber’s newest and fast growing business line, delighting customers with next-hour delivery of household essentials from their favorite local stores. The Grocery Fulfillment team is focused on building best-in-class products and technology to support consumers and shoppers in fulfilling grocery orders.

The Grocery Fulfillment team is looking for a strong engineering leader to execute on the team’s ambitious and fast-paced product strategy. This is a very important and visible role with a potential for significant impact on the fast growing grocery business. The EM will lead a product focused team in close collaboration with product and data science leads to build shopping tools that power the grocery business. For an engineering manager with strong execution muscle, technical depth and product sense, this will be an excellent opportunity to learn, succeed and grow at Uber.

About the Role

As an Engineering Manager at Uber, you will be leading a group of engineers working with product managers, data scientists and other engineering teams to build solutions globally.

We are looking for an Engineering Manager for the Uber Grocery team who will be responsible to build, mentor and manage a strong and high-impact team to offer an oustant and instant delivery for our partners!

What You’ll Do

  • Directly own an engineering team passionate about learning and iterating with velocity.
  • Challenge engineers to design innovative, highly-scalable, and robust systems.
  • Build trust and foster a collaborative team culture.
  • Build a strong brand and be able to attract and retain talent.
  • Strategize and influence the product vision and roadmap in collaboration with the product and business team.
  • Mentor other engineers and build a strong culture of quality, handle conflicts well and help build consensus.

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in an engineering field (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology etc.).
  • A strong ability to architect and design robust, high-scale systems and to challenge engineers to think bigger and more generically in developing their solutions.
  • Experience working with multi-functional, globally distributed teams to coordinate work and deliver solutions that span multiple teams.
  • Collaboration with PMs, designers, data scientists and infrastructure teams to identify, prioritize and solve problems.
  • Working actively on career mentor & development, handle performance & conflicts, influence cross-functional teams.
  • Track record of managing, recruiting, and retaining strong engineering talent and growing effective teams.
  • Desire knowledge about large-scale, distributed systems, including SQL/NoSQL storage, transactional updates, asynchronous processing with message queues like Kafka, logging, system monitoring, and performance tuning.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.

*Accommodations may be available based on religious and/or medical conditions, or as required by applicable law. To request an accommodation, please reach out to accommodations@uber.com.